The amount of the award is variable and may be renewable. Funds may be
used for graduate school tuition or fees, room and board, travel for
research purposes, travel to Phoenix, Arizona for viewing and research on
paintings in the Marilyn and Roy Papp collection of Ming and Qing
paintings, or for other purposes approved by the awards committee. The
award is intended for graduate students in the history of Chinese art or
related fields of Chinese cultural study (including Chinese history).
Eligibility: In order to qualify, scholarship applicants must be U.S.
citizens or have an existing green card, student visa (or similar
credentials) at the time they apply for the scholarship, and must be
admitted to an appropriate institution of graduate study in the United
States. Applicants must demonstrate a bona fide financial need and
demonstrate merit in their current or past studies, and must be reasonably
anticipated to perform well in their graduate study. Applicants need to
remain a student in good standing with their institution.
Applicants must submit the completed application form and attach the
- Cover letter describing your study and progress to date as well as
current funding and how you would use an award from the Marilyn A. Papp
- curriculum vita;
- an official transcript;
- proof of citizenship/visa status.
Advanced students should also attach their dissertation proposal.
Application materials and three letters of recommendation should be sent to